Tim Henderson covers demographics for Stateline. He has been a reporter at the Miami Herald, the Cincinnati Enquirer and the Journal News.
Less driving but more deaths: Spike in traffic fatalities puzzles lawmakers
By: Tim Henderson - November 10, 2023
People are driving fewer miles than they were in 2019, but more are dying on roadways.
A historic housing construction boom may finally moderate rent hikes
By: Tim Henderson - October 18, 2023
More than 1.65 million housing units were under construction last year, the highest annual number since federal record-keeping started in 1984.
States hope finding jobs for migrants will help clear shelter overload
By: Tim Henderson - October 6, 2023
The question of how to handle an influx of migrants is a quandary in states and cities around the country.
Death rates for people under 40 have skyrocketed. Blame fentanyl.
By: Tim Henderson - September 5, 2023
Accidental overdose became the No. 1 cause of death in 13 states for people under 40; it’s now the top cause in 37 states.
Death counts remain high in some states even as COVID fatalities wane
By: Tim Henderson - August 23, 2023
After historic increases during the pandemic, deaths in most of the country are nearing a return to pre-pandemic levels.
Few states extend fertility treatment coverage to Medicaid recipients
By: Tim Henderson - August 10, 2023
Twenty-one states require private insurers to cover fertility treatments, and more are considering it as fertility rates drop and more women postpone childbirth.
Fertility health coverage is still hard to come by in many states
By: Tim Henderson - July 31, 2023
More states are considering mandating that private insurers cover fertility treatments to help people start a family without the crushing out-of-pocket expenses
Despite pandemic pay boost, low-wage workers still can’t afford basic needs
By: Tim Henderson - July 10, 2023
Employers grappling with a nationwide labor shortage gave low-wage workers the largest pay increases in most states between 2019 and last year, but many of those workers are struggling to cover the inflated costs of basic expenses.